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Garden Butterfly Survey summary results for Year:

This page shows live results from the Garden Butterfly Survey. The first table shows the levels of participation, while the second shows how frequently different species have been seen and the earliest and latest sightings of them from the Garden Butterfly Survey (for the selected year). Species only appear in the results table if there has been at least one sighting in the selected year. If you are logged in then your own GBS results will also appear in the tables below.

See summaries of the results of:

Garden Butterfly Survey 2019

Garden Butterfly Survey 2018

Garden Butterfly Survey 2017

Garden Butterfly Survey 2016

Survey statistics

Total number of gardens:1269
Total number of records:71140

Species statistics

  No. Gardens No. Records Total abundance Earliest sighting Latest sighting
Swallowtail 2 4 10 30-May 13-Jun
Dingy Skipper 6 11 14 23-Apr 01-Jul
Grizzled Skipper 2 2 2 07-May 12-May
Essex Skipper 28 72 158 02-Jun 09-Aug
Small Skipper 172 429 773 06-May 09-Aug
Silver-spotted Skipper 1 1 3 21-Jun 21-Jun
Large Skipper 130 435 567 14-May 07-Aug
Wood White 2 6 6 21-Apr 18-Jul
Orange-tip 792 5172 8598 10-Mar 07-Aug
Large White 817 7782 13367 12-Feb 09-Aug
Small White 904 10738 19313 12-Feb 09-Aug
Green-veined White 496 2777 4082 24-Mar 09-Aug
Clouded Yellow 17 21 23 05-Apr 09-Aug
Brimstone 699 3828 4786 04-Jan 09-Aug
Wall 39 92 111 07-Apr 09-Aug
Speckled Wood 528 2792 3666 22-Mar 09-Aug
Small Heath 69 216 316 27-Apr 09-Aug
Scotch Argus 2 3 3 23-Jul 05-Aug
Ringlet 291 1026 1877 08-May 09-Aug
Meadow Brown 547 3696 9860 09-Apr 09-Aug
Gatekeeper 529 2763 6769 08-Apr 09-Aug
Marbled White 95 256 523 26-Apr 09-Aug
Grayling 3 5 5 30-Jul 08-Aug
Pearl-bordered Fritillary 5 6 6 12-May 02-Aug
Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary 4 6 7 09-May 24-Jul
Silver-washed Fritillary 65 153 193 16-Jun 09-Aug
Dark Green Fritillary 34 61 73 30-May 07-Aug
White Admiral 6 6 6 13-Jun 04-Aug
Purple Emperor 1 1 1 26-Jun 26-Jun
Red Admiral 777 5027 7092 02-Jan 09-Aug
Painted Lady 151 215 272 24-Mar 08-Aug
Peacock 989 7380 14255 11-Jan 09-Aug
Small Tortoiseshell 765 5043 7987 01-Jan 09-Aug
Comma 680 3234 3866 04-Mar 09-Aug
Small Copper 137 258 382 12-Apr 09-Aug
Brown Hairstreak 5 8 9 20-Jul 09-Aug
Purple Hairstreak 16 24 40 25-Jun 09-Aug
Green Hairstreak 18 31 42 23-Apr 17-Jul
White-letter Hairstreak 14 20 24 26-Mar 06-Aug
Small Blue 10 18 20 24-Apr 20-Jul
Holly Blue 757 6863 9581 22-Mar 09-Aug
Large Blue 1 1 1 29-Jul 29-Jul
Silver-studded Blue 1 3 3 22-Jun 01-Jul
Brown Argus 33 59 107 19-Apr 07-Aug
Northern Brown Argus 1 2 2 29-Jul 31-Jul
Common Blue 209 581 922 19-Mar 09-Aug
Adonis Blue 3 4 6 09-Apr 28-May
Chalk Hill Blue 7 9 15 20-May 07-Aug

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